category: gender studies and sexuality

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

Youth Literature and Media for the MPCA/ACA Conference (Oct. 11-13, 2013 in St. Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
dosreis@ksu.edu

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

CFP: 2013 Aphra Behn Society Conference, October 24-25, 2013, Tulsa, OK

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
jennifer-airey@utulsa.edu

The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
is pleased to announce its 2013 biennial conference:

Women, Reputation, and Identity in the Long Eighteenth Century
October 24-25, 2013

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 Special Session: Vulnerability, Dependence, and Risk in Caribbean Literature (due Mar 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



For this proposed special session, I welcome paper proposals that address the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times, as it relates to Caribbean literature.

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Duckett / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
wssconference2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

The University of Melbourne, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013

***NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR CFP: 18 March 2013***

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

[Reminder] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution (Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

[Deadline approaching: 1st of April]

CFP: Four Nations Fiction: Women and the Novel, 1780-1830, 28 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
contact email: 
e.edwards@wales.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Professor Claire Connolly (University College Cork)

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

Transnational America(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

Diversity in Speculative Fiction, Loncon 3 Academic Programme

full name / name of organization: 
Loncon 3, The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
contact email: 
emma.england@loncon3.org

Thursday 14 to Monday 18 August 2014
London, UK
http://loncon3.org/

Guests of Honour:
Iain M. Banks, John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss,
Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot

CFP Images of Children, March 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu or dolson@uta.edu

CFP: The child image

“Food For Thought” 18th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jamia Millia Islamia University
contact email: 
foodcultures2013@gmail.com

Outreach Programme
Jamia Millia Islamia
Invites you to the
Second Young Researchers’ Seminar
“Food For Thought”
18th April 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities

[UPDATE] We Speak a Different Tongue: Maverick Voices and Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
maverick.voices@durham.ac.uk.

This is to announce that the Call for Papers for the conference on “Maverick Voices and Modernity, 1890 – 1939” is EXTENDED until Sunday 31st of March.

Oceanic Literatures and Cultures Panel, PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Hogue / Georgetown University
contact email: 
rhh23@georgetown.edu

This is a call for papers regarding literature of Oceania (Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia) at the Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association to be held on No

Future Directions in Byron Studies (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
halinaad@udel.edu

The Byron Society of America solicits paper proposals featuring new research and fresh methodologies applied to any aspect of Byron’s life or works for the 2014 MLA.

CFP: Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities - A Journal of Identity and Culture
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

MASCULINITIES
a journal of identity and culture

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

CFP - Tarantino's Django vs. Spielberg's Lincoln

full name / name of organization: 
Oliver C Speck / VCU
contact email: 
ocspeck@vcu.edu

"Django Unchained" is well on the way to becoming Quentin Tarantino’s commercially most successful film and is already his most controversial.

Special journal issue on Salman Rushdie, deadlines 3/30 and 7/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review (journal of the South Asian Literary Association, an Allied Organization of the MLA
contact email: 
chauhanp@comcast.net

The juried journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites

International Summer School: Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LMU Munich
contact email: 
prolit@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

International Summer School for Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

“Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture”
August 4-10, 2013 in Munich, Germany.

It was one of the central concerns of the age of Enlightenment to expel all sorts of spectres, monsters, and vampires from our conception of reality. But the present boom of horror figures in various media conveys the impression that despite the long-lasting historical changes resulting from that rationalistic era, these seemingly irrational phenomena have not

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn
contact email: 
silberg1@msu.edu & quynn@colostate.edu

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500.

[UPDATE] The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Deadline extended to 3/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

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